Kindle app and Worpress app blocked by OpenDNS?

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    rotblitz

    Find the blocked domains at https://dashboard.opendns.com/stats/all/blockeddomains to see what needs to be unblocked or whitelisted.  If there is nothing related, then your problem is not caused by your OpenDNS settings but by something else..

    "How can I find out what domain name an app uses to connect to the Internet?"

    You run a sniffer in your network, or you ask the authors of the apps.

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    impendingdoon

    I am having the same problem. When I use the standard, default DNS settings from Centurylink, I can hit my wordpress site (malekzadeh.net) no problem. If I use 1.1.1.1 the site is still accessible. As soon as I switch to OpenDNS, my site is no longer accessible. If I go off network (and use my phone as a hotspot, for example), no problem. It must be OpenDNS. I have whitelisted my domain, too. Any thoughts?

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    rotblitz

    My thought is that you did not read my response above, or you didn't do what I suggested.

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    impendingdoon

    Hey there. Thanks for your reply. I did go and look at the blocked domains. Didn't see anything there. I also went into my content filtering settings and whitelisted my domain. I have been fighting the MacOS packet sniffer to deliver something useful, but am failing.

    It is curious, though, that if I drop openDNS and use any other servers (1.1.1.1 or Google's 8.8.8.8), I can punch through to my domain no problem.

    What am I missing?

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    rotblitz (Edited )

    This can have many reasons. Did you select the right time window when looking at the stats which includes you being patient enough to wait for the right results after three hours? If there is still nothing, then it may not be OpenDNS. You may want to install and run a DNS query sniffer to see more real time what DNS queries are being impacted.

    Whatever, I can visit your domain without problems and with using OpenDNS.

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